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Christmas shows children will love over the holidays

Magic and excitement are what it’s all about for children this Christmas at the Royal Hippodrome Theatre in Eastbourne.

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Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

Review: Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, The Brighton Centre

Is there a more crowd-pleasing duo than Michael Ball and Alfie Boe?

Showstoppers at Royal Hippodrome Theatre

Showstopper magic brings ideas to life on the stage

Coming to Eastbourne’s Royal Hippodrome Theatre on Saturday afternoon is the celebrated Kids Showstoppers Show. It comes ahead of its celebrated Christmas run at Leicester Square.

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The master of mind control Derren Brown with his amazing new show

Derren Brown, the multi-award winning master of mind control and psychological illusion, is bringing his latest sensational show Underground to Eastbourne’s Devonshire Park Theatre from 10 – 14 April and tickets have gone on sale this week.

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Click your heels together and join Dorothy and Toto on their journey

Get ready to head off down the yellow brick road in a new version of The Wizard of Oz with magical songs, beautiful costumes and scenery, plus a host of colourful characters.

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Moira House in The Jungle Book

REVIEW: Enthralling and extraordinary show at MoHo

Tropical jungles, lumbering elephants and slinky snakes? In staid and sleepy Meads? It must be the Jungle Book!

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How the spirit of Ian Dury is living on in The Blockheads

There’s many reasons to be cheerful and a party to remember when The Blockheads head over to Eastbourne.

Pineapple Poll

A fresh and charming version of a rarely-seen classic ballet

The rarely-produced British ballet Pineapple Poll was given a fresh and charming presentation by members of Southern Youth Ballet at the Devonshire Park Theatre.

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Trapdoor Productions Jingle All The Way

A pre-Christmas show which is full of fun with great music and dance

Now then, it is a bright, if blustery, Wednesday in early winter. You have the option: an afternoon stuck to the television and the drone of a two-hour Budget Speech, or an afternoon of glowing, rippling pre-Christmas entertainment at the Royal Hippdrome Theatre.

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REVIEW: A truly successful and entertaining evening

East Dean Players

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Fun memories forever

Pantomime preparations are in full swing at the Devonshire Park Theatre ahead of this year’s opening of Dick Whittington And His Cat on Friday December 8.

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It’s Giovanni! SCD fans’ favourite pro-dancer is touring his new show

Giovanni Pernice, this season’s favourite to lift the coveted Strictly Come Dancing glitter ball with Debbie McGee, is excited to bring his brand new dance show Born to Win on tour.

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World famous musical announces Brighton dates

The iconic musical The War of the Worlds will be coming to Brighton next year.

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HATS in Sister Act

A heavenly show from HATS with their Sister Act

Last week saw the West End and Broadway return to Herstmonceux as HATS entertained sell-out audiences with their six show run of the hit musical, Sister Act.

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Flamenco at Royal Hippodrome Theatre

Flamenco without frontiers - the powerful message behind this powerful dance

The heat and passion of flamenco takes centre stage at the Royal Hippodrome Theatre in Eastbourne on Sunday.

Belinda Lang as Stephanie Abrahams in Duet for One. Photo: Robert Day

Review: Duet for One by Tom Kempinski, Chichester Festival Theatre

It would be easy to think this was a portrayal of world-renowned cellist Jacqueline du Pre who had multiple sclerosis.

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SYB in Pineapple Poll

Sussex Youth Ballet in fun filled theatre presentation

Sunday afternoon sees talented young dancers shine in the light-hearted ballet Pineapple Poll at the Devonshire Park Theatre from 5pm, presented by Southern Youth Ballet.

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Christmas variety show will appeal to all ages

Start the Christmas season in style at The Royal Hippodrome Theatre where Trapdoor Productions present Jingle All The Way!

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Eastbourne digital film festival

Where creativity and technology meet in mini-fest

Devonshire Collective kicks off Eastbourne’s first mini-festival of digital culture on November 25/26.

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Oooh... Betty! Joe Pasquale takes on the iconic role of Frank Spencer

Tickets have gone on sale for the first ever stage adaptation of the 1970s classic TV comedy, Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, with Joe Pasquale starring as the loveable accident-prone Frank Spencer.

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